Tag Archive for mystery

Mystery blob that appeared after Australian rain likely isn’t “jellyfish”

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Man in Australia finds gelatinous blob after rain. He assumes it’s a jellyfish. That’s probably not correct. With obligatory “baffled” experts. Is this a jellyfishnado? Possible jellyfish remains found after Smithfield “mini tornado” | News.com.au. MYSTERIOUS blobs of slime have been found in a park on a quiet, suburban Cairns street and even experts are…

Mystery plume caught on weather radar floated over Amarillo

March 17 mystery plume

It seems like all typical explanations have been excluded regarding a mystery cloud that originated in early evening of March 17 and floated over Amarillo, Texas. Mysterious plume still baffling people. A mysterious plume that showed up on National Weather Service radars is still puzzling people. The weather service offices in El Paso and Albuquerque…

Missing flight 370 sparks mystery mongering (Several Updates)

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As each hour goes by with no sign of the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 strange ideas evolve about what happened to it. Mystery and conspiracy sites are abuzz with imaginative explanations including UFO abduction. It’s been days since the passenger flight from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, to Beijing, China, disappeared (8 March 2014) with 227…

Anti-vax and psychic claims lead to worst story you will read in a while

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I feel it was outrageously irresponsible for this media outlet to run this story. Not only are they allowing misrepresentation of vaccines, they present psychic information as valid, and one questionable medical opinion as trumping the entire body of vaccine safety. There is zero mention of the safeguards in place and the overall efficacy of…

Google moon images shows triangular anomaly. What is it?

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Stitching artifact? Anomaly? Or something solid? I can’t tell. But speculation abounds. Google Images Reveal Triangular Moon Mystery: Could It Be An ET Colony?. At first glance, it certainly appears a bit too symmetrical for a natural object. Some Internet sites have speculated that this might be either an alien spaceship, a base used by…

Mysterious video of transluscent web-like sheet draping field

Screen capture from video of white web draped over field in England.

White translucent sheet or web covers a field in England. The video has been posted but it provides little detail. Strange web-like substance covers field but luckily ‘no radiation content’ found | Metro News. In the video, which was posted to LiveLeak, the mystified man describes his findings: ‘There is a huge build-up around the…

Mystery is afoot in Florida

Explorer V: Mystery of the Disembodied Feet aka Body IDaka Who's that Dead BodyEp. code: 4089Episode Number/Title: x20427 Forensic Science

We noted this story in the leftovers of 2 January, but there wasn’t much more to go on. Now, interesting details have come to light. Human foot on Florida beach identified as mystery deepens | Reuters. The human foot found on a southeast Florida beach on New Year’s Day has been matched by investigators using…

Mima mound mystery: New study reveals gophers may be the builders

Landscape featuring Mima mounds in Washington

A new model presents more evidence that these mysterious features are build by underground architects. Great Pyramids of the Gophers: Mima Mound Mystery Solved | LiveScience. A new twist on an old mystery may finally settle the debate over the origin of Mima mounds, which bulge out of the ground like enormous, grass-covered bubble wrap.…

Chimaera fish photo stirs interest

Long nosed chimaera (Rhinochimaeridae)

A strange looking mystery fish is identified. Arctic mystery fish identified – North – CBC News A University of Windsor researcher has identified a strange fish caught recently in Nunavut waters. Nigel Hussey, a researcher who works with the Ocean Tracking Network, says the fish some speculated was a goblin shark is actually the mysterious “long-nosed chimaera” — mysterious because they’re rarely…